123!, What are we waiting for?
2. Refund all fines and court costs else wise 'sorry' is just a word. and
3. Place cannabis into the Class D provisions of the Misuse of Drugs Act where, quite correctly, it can be managed as a health issue.
1/2 &3 act to coherently address the displacement of revenues from entire communities that presently exist under the aegis of prohibition's grey markets.
It doesn't matter which order 1,2 & 3 are done as they are required to be done simultaneously. Would this pass a referendum, no. Is it the right thing to do, yes. Does it comply with the BoRA, yes. Does doing nothing? NO!.
Its a matter of governance, not popularity.
The cannabis debate is mischaracterised as 'what is politically possible' whereas the Minister of Health under whose warrant ALL drug convictions and investigations and oversight is exacted has a primary responsibility to "First Do No Harm".
The required healing is, 123! What are we waiting for?
Blair Anderson http://mildgreens.blogspot.com